In the film "The Lord of the Rings," the diminutive Pippin is dismayed when he learns the journey to save Middle Earth might require him to miss one of the hobbit's customary seven meals.
For many people who need prescription drugs, high prices present huge road blocks. However, an app might help save money.
Two kids are wrestling over the toy clown their aunt made, voices rising as each demands the right to sleep with it.
With less than half a mile remaining in the final cross country race of her high school career, Melanie Bailey had a decision to make. A runner from an opposing school, Danielle LeNoue, suffered a knee injury, and Bailey could either keep running like everyone else or stop to help. Bailey chose to help.
Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the arrival of a girl named Moana in a new CG-animated film hitting theaters in late 2016.
Thirty-two percent of for-profit college alumni don't think their education was worth it, and almost half believe their college was more interested in money than education, according to a Public Agenda survey. But almost 60 percent reported that their for-profit school did an "excellent" or "good" job preparing them for the workplace. One of the most important voices in the conversation, however, is the one that's missing - their future employers.
The Robertson family of the hit show "Duck Dynasty" proved that "birds of a feather flock together" last night on "Dancing With the Stars." Sadie Robertson is a contestant on the show this season, and when assigned the theme "Your most memorable year," she naturally chose the year that her family found fame.
Each year in her mass communications course at Fresno State, Tamyra Pierce conducts a simple experiment to illustrate the impact of media.
The first time I saw the 1939 Civil War classic "Gone With the Wind" was as a young pup in 1961 when my parents dared to take me to a theatrical revival of the nearly four-hour picture. They knew that even in my early double-digits I wouldn't become fidgety because movies of all stripes captivated me. If it was on the big screen, I was there.
Most of us want to live long and happy lives, but there's so much stuff that happens between our beginnings and our ends that we're not always sure how to make that happen. Below are 6 secrets to living a long and happy life. Unlike some secrets, these secrets are meant to be shared, not kept.
J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII" is without question one of the most highly anticipated movies of next year, if not all time.
What is the worth of family time? The former CEO of PIMCO, a trillion-dollar investment management firm, suggests that family time is priceless.
I remember watching the first season of Survivor in 2000. It was a new kind of television and seemed exciting. Television reviewers wondered if it would catch on. Little did they know how big reality TV would become. 14 years later, there are countless reality shows and entire networks devoted to the genre. It's too bad, really, because most of reality TV ignores the original mission of television: to entertain, to educate and to inform. It's time to be very choosy about the reality TV we watch. Here's why.
Facebook was once a place to post how you were feeling and where you were going to spend your Saturdays.
Beautiful fall colors mean changing temperatures and the looming arrival of winter. Get a head start on the shifting seasons by readying your home for less sunlight and more time spent indoors.
There's been a lot of discussion on the Web lately about so-called “Christmas creep,” which refers to the holiday season being heavily hyped earlier and earlier with each passing year. (It’s also a nickname for my Uncle Harry, but we won’t go into that.)
Wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Need to put on your positive pants? Some days just don't turn out the way we may have planned. Whatever the case may be, here is a list of things you can do when you need a smile.
Gas prices are down, which will reduce some of the financial hurt of driving over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house for the holidays. But if one must fly, airline prices are still lingering around "expensive." Here are some tips compiled from similar lists on the web on how to save on holiday air travel.
Home should be your heaven on earth, but does it feel that way? Chances are good with kids running around, many days feel more like a circus than heaven, but that doesn't mean you can't make your home into the haven you crave. Implement these 5 ideas to cultivate a happier home today.
Socially precocious youths who are popular and ahead of their peers don't seem to fare as well after the final school bell rings, according to research from the University of Virginia.
In the newly released film "Nightcrawler," actor Jake Gyllenhaal plays slimy freelance journalist Lou Bloom, who becomes a freelance videographer driven by the credo of, "If it bleeds, it leads."
RALEIGH, N.C. - Spotting a cockroach is typically a disgusting experience, but such a sighting could elicit feelings of hope in the near future.
Camera-enabled baby monitors feel like the ultimate security item. These high-tech monitors allow parents to see, not just hear, their children from across the house, and now with internet-connected IP cameras, all the way across town via smart phone. However, this technology comes with a price.
Children aren't cheap, and your Facebook feed isn't helping matters. A new survey says most moms are worried about the nearly $13,000 it costs to raise each child per year, and social media might be adding to that cost.
In the last decade, about half of the 1,000 miles that have been added to the nation's interstate highway system are tolled, said Robert Puentes of The Brookings Institution on "The Diane Rehm Show."
The winners of Tuesday's state and local elections have a variety of influences to thank for their victories, including campaign spending and press coverage, but the religious beliefs of voters also played an important role.
In September, Gallup reported that American investors were more optimistic than they have been since the fall of 2007, but according to a recent survey done by CNN and ORC International, only 38 percent of Americans are even somewhat optimistic about the economy.
TRIPLE-DOG-DAREVILLE - I'm a wimp when it comes to spicy food. I prefer to both taste my food and keep my sweating to a minimum while eating.
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